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Emily Carter Mitchell

Emily Mitchell is a outdoor photography enthusiast well known for her bird, wildlife and nature photography. As an award winning and published photojournalist her work can be seen in a variety of publications, book covers and smart device apps. Her blog, Hoof Beats and Foot Prints blog is internationally recognized and showcases her beautiful images and insights on nature.

On the Road Again

This week I was kindly invited to return again by the Monticello Bird Club for their third annual Bird photography contest. I’m honored that they consider my insight as Judge for the contest worthy for the event. I am thankful for the opportunity to be with them and […]

A Creative Slump

It’s hard to imagine, but even I sometimes have a creative slump. As many of you may know, I am a prolific photographer, always capturing something nearly daily if not with the big camera, than at least with my iPhone. When a new season begins I’m always so […]

Art is All Around

This winter has been holding on strong and there have been a few lovely snow storms that happened during the day. When driving up to Pennsylvania last Friday I drove through expansive farmlands and while I yearned to stop along the road, the conditions weren’t safe to do […]

Building Trust

Being a wildlife photographer requires one to have infinite patience and to become a behaviorist and naturalist. Certainly one of the first lessons is to understand the habitats, seasons and habits of the species you are wanting to photography. Where will they be? When will they be there? […]

Work the Scene

There is a charming farmette that I know of down a dead-end road for years that I’ve visited now and then. It has a classic International Farm truck staged in front of a historic barn and nothing could be more picture perfect. I’ve seen it spring, summer and […]

Suet Loving Birds

For those that have followed me for some time now, they may have remembered a blog post about creating a bird photography studio at home. Wintertime is a wonderful time to create your own bird photography studio as the birds are busy looking for sustenance in difficult weather […]